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Re: Query

From: Sadagopan (sgopan_at_computer.net)
Date: Mon Mar 29 1999 - 05:37:30 PST

Dear Sri Chandrasekaran :
The best person in the list who can answer your
queries is Sriman Krishna Kalale .

Much of AchArya RaamAnujA's and Swami Desikan's 
inspiration to write commentaries on Srimadh
Bhagavath Gita came from Sri AlavandhAr's original 
Sri Sookthi named " GeethArtha sangraham " .
That is a treasure house of information
on the essence of GeethA . I wrote about it 
few months back .I am noyt sure whether I 
published it in Bhakthi list or not .
When you get a chance , you can read 
it along with Swami Desikan's Tamil 
echo of this Sanskrit work bty Sri AlavandhAr .
Best wishes ,
V.Sadagopan       

At 12:12 PM 3/29/99 +0500, you wrote:
>Dear members,
>     Pls. accept adiyEn's namaskArams.
>
>     In chapter 2 of SrImad BG, there is this verse:
>
>    'avyakthAdhIni bhUthAni vyaktha madhyAni bhArathA |
>     avyaktha nidhanAn yEva thathrakA paridhEvanA || '
>
>     In this BhagawAn says, 
>    `beings are unmanifested in the beginning, manifested in the middle 
>     and again unmanifested in the end'
>
>    adiyEn doesn't understand the literal (layman's) meaning of this. 
>What is the layman's meaning of the term unmanifested (avyaktham) and
>manifested (vyaktham) ?
>
>    Looking forward to your kind reply.
>
>As rightly BhagawAn says in the very next verse,
>
>' ......
>  AScharyavachchaina manya Sr'uNOthi 
>  Sr`uthvApyEnam vEdha nachaiva kaSchith ', 
>
>adiyEn could only get dazzled by hearing these lofty philosophies and 
>not really grasp them.
>
>    adiyEn,
>    chandrasekaran.
>
>